2020

Tips And Ideas For Buying Earrings For A Teen

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Earrings make a nice gift because they are something that can last a lifetime and be enjoyed time and time again. However, buying them for a teen can be a little tricky. If you're past your teen years, you may not know exactly what's trendy with this age demographic right now. And you probably remember how picky you were about clothing and accessories as a teenager, too! So how do you choose earrings they will actually wear?

21 September 2020

Two Unusual Types of Materials New Jewelry Makers Should Consider Using

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If you have just launched a jewelry-making business and would like to make your jewelry with materials that are a bit more interesting than those used by your competitors, here are a few suggestions that might fit the bill.  Used guns and bullet casings If there are used guns and old bullet casings for sale in your state, you can incorporate these into the jewelry making process. For example, many antique pistols have beautiful carved wooden handles, which you can remove and turn into wooden bangles or necklace pendants with your jewelry-making equipment.

30 June 2020

Snake Jewelry: The Story Behind The Appeal

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Snakes are one of the oldest symbols, both revered and feared, adored and despised. Their ability to shed their skin gives them a strange duality that has intrigued and mystified throughout the ages.  Snakes can be a symbol of rebirth, shedding their skin and taking on a new life and identity. They have also been seen as symbols of eternity; the looped figure of a snake eating its own tail is a symbol known as an ouroboros.

24 March 2020

3 Ways To Get Your Jewelry Cleaned

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If you have precious stone jewelry, you want to make sure that it stays nice and shiny, no matter what. There are several ways that you can keep your jewelry clean and keep it looking like new.  Dish Soap, Warm Water, and Soft Brush One of the things that you can do is make a mixture of dish soap and warm water and use a soft cloth or brush. If you are going to use a soft brush, use a soft-bristled toothbrush or a toothbrush made for babies.

24 January 2020